Acting with the voice: the art of recording books

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Limelight Editions, Jul 1, 2004 - Performing Arts - 360 pages
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Blumenfeld convincingly argues that the basic techniques of acting apply whether the actor is performing onstage or in a sound studio. Numerous practice exercises help the actor to speak the words of a text that can be enhanced by the varying sounds of the human voice.

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Contents

The Voice
15
Diction and Pronunciation
29
Microphone and General Recording Techniques
61
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Robert Blumenfeld works as an actor, dialect coach and writer in New York City, and has been on the faculties of both the Stella Adler and the National Shakespeare Conservatories. His career in recording books includes having recorded more than 280 Talking Books for the American Foundation for the Blind, and having received in the Fiction category the 1997 Canadian National Institute for the Blind's Torgi Award for the Talking Book of the Year and the 1999 Alexander Scourby Talking Book Narrator of the Year Award.

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